We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bird on the Roof

47 E Elmwood Ave, Montauk, NY 11954
(631) 668-5833
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #34 of 87 restaurants in Montauk
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Write a Review

80 reviews from our community

71% Recommend
    35
    22
    7
    9
    7
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Port Washington, New York
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The best pancakes. The location is great and a little off the beaten path. We ate outside which was really nice. The store had some cute things too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dumont
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The food is ok... nothing spectacular.. if you have to go there, try to eat in the garden. They seem a little understaffed for the amount of tables so you end up waiting for coffee and water and once the food comes, which is ok, you have to wave at the overworked staff to get refills or attention if something... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We came for breakfast. We were seated quickly. They came with coffee almost immediately but neither one of us wanted coffee (they kept coming around asking). I asked for iced tea. We ordered simply...scrambled eggs and cantaloupe. Should be a quick, easy order. Just cut a cantaloupe in half, put on plate. Break 2 eggs, scramble, cook, put on plate....simple.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bloomfield, New Jersey
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After reading the reviews I recommended to my friends that we give this place a try. Boy was I sorry I did. First the utensils at my place setting we're dirty and needed to be replaced. We arrived around 930am thinking we had plenty of time for our 11am hotel checkout. After waiting a bit to place our order after... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I have been coming here for years. The breakfast menu is varied and all entrees are flavorful. The portions are large and the prices fair. The back open air terrace is lovely on a breezy day. It's a bit of a tight squeeze however. Speaking of squeeze, the freshly squeezed OJ is a must order.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Garden City, Ny
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Located at 47 South Elmwood Avenue, Bird on the Roof has been there for 33 years. Serving only breakfast, we found the prices here to be very reasonable (a better deal than an establishment on Main Street) with heftier serving sizes. The menu has A LOT of choices, so I think you will have no problem finding something you'd like.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winsted, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

After walking into town we were excited about trying a new place for breakfast. That excitement quickly changed into disappointment. The home fries were black, burned and soaked in grease. My order of eggs over medium arrived brown and rubbery and was promptly sent back. Two minutes later the waiter was back poking the eggs with a fork to demonstrate... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rye Brook, New York
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It is off the main road, which was good because it wasn't overly crowded. Breakfast is excellent and reasonable priced. I ate on Main St the first day of my trip but once I found this place, I was there daily. The frittata was delicious, the eggs and bacon was made to order and the service was friendly. Much better... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
northampton, ma
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

In through a little tourist shop, basic but friendly tables and service. A little oasis on a honky tonk beach street. Lots of cars outside on a rainy early summer day, so gave it a try. Pancakes more like crepes, best crispy bacon, smoked salmon eggs benedict. Delish. Coffee diner-ish. A comfy breakfast spot with very good classic fare.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Best breakfast in Montauk. Incredible daily specials. You never know what celebs you you can be sitting next to

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Bird on the Roof also viewed

Montauk, Hamptons
Montauk, Hamptons
 

Been to Bird on the Roof? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Bird on the Roof, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing